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Postcards from Abroad: Reykjavik, Iceland

3 years ago / 0 comments

Imogen is an English literature student spending her third year studying in Iceland. She  prefers drawing to writing these days but needs to blog about Iceland because it’s so interesting. She misses Leeds but doesn’t want to wish her time abroad away and is staying in the moment. When her … Read More

Ólafur Arnalds @ Howard Assembly Room 27/02

4 years ago / 0 comments

Having previously listened to Ólafur Arnalds’ sorrowful, reflective works for piano, strings and electronics, I was not without cynical apprehension that the evening’s performance had the potential to be sentimental to the point of tawdry. However, his emotive compositions make for a truly captivating live performance, transporting a sold out … Read More

Music | Album Review: Ólöf Arnalds – Palme

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s always exciting to see a new album come out of Iceland. One tends to get caught up in the fantastical folk tradition of this fascinating country, one which has left a very quirkily shaped mark on the world of pop in the forms of ice queen Björk and gargantuan … Read More

Sport | Brede luck next time as Iceland seal place in playoffs

5 years ago / 0 comments

While all English eyes were on Wembley this week as England sealed their place in Brazil next summer, many football fans could be drawn to a less appetising climate this November. Following a 1-1 draw to Norway, Iceland have won over the hearts of fans the world over with a … Read More